Alachua County, FL (February 4, 2019) – A 37-year-old identified as Anna Heitzman of Hipp Way in Gainesville was arrested after threatening her mother-in-law with a gun. Heitzman was holed up in their home for 2 ½ hours.
Heitzman was angry that a man who was with her mother-in-law hadn’t spoken to her in quite some time. The man was leaving in a car, which was when Heitzman came out of the home with a weapon. The two tussled over the gun, which is when Heitzman went back inside until police came to the scene. It took them 2 ½ hours to lure Heitzman outside.
When Heitzman spoke with police, she said that she had been watching television and had not heard the police arrive and did not hear their sirens or announcements. She also denied that she ever handled a weapon.
Two witnesses spoke with police and said that she did, indeed, have the weapon in question. Heitzman has since been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Alachua County Aggravated Assault Laws
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